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Free the Edmonton Two!

Brandon Tyson, co-owner of a store in Edmonton, Alta., Canada, can’t figure why anyone would break in to his store. But when he arrived at the store recently, he found the front window had been kicked in and two men were inside. The Free Store doesn’t charge customers anything: they can take anything they want, but preferably only during open hours. “For the most part, being a free store, we wouldn’t expect someone to come and rob us,” Tyson said later. “They can come back and get it all free the next day. But I guess apparently some people do.” He said the men were drunk. He apprehended one of them and called police. (RC/CBC) ...Why?
Original Publication Date: 26 December 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.

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